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Re: Potato and Woody CD builds

On Mon, Jan 01, 2001 at 09:47:56PM -0500, paulwade@greenbush.com wrote:
> I got the same results with things in pool. So it looks like we need some
> changes to debian-cd if binaries in pool are going to be installed by
> dselect or apt. I'm not exactly sure how dpkg-scanpackages can be told to
> create a Packages file when we don't have those symlinks in the
> directories being scanned. Maybe the archive maintainers can tell us how
> it's done and whether the version in potato will work for this.

The archive doesn't use dpkg-scanpackages anymore, it uses apt-ftparchive
instead, which does cope with the above, and also does clever
caching stuff too. apt-ftparchive is only available as part of the
(unreleased) apt 0.4 stuff though. There should be debs somewhere under


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